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Full Show: Vetting Sources In Breaking News, And Plans To Eliminate Student Debt (July 1, 2019)

Posted on · On Monday's Houston Matters: How news organizations vet their sources during breaking news, how plans to eliminate student debt might work, a firsthand account of the situation at the Texas-Mexico border, and an update on Houston sports.

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Full Show: Houston Reactions To “Postponed” ICE Raids, And Paying For Education Without Breaking The Bank (June 24, 2019)

Posted on · On Monday's Houston Matters: ICE raid threat postponed, getting a higher education without breaking the bank, Houston Public Media's The Bigger Picture, and updates on the latest developments in Houston sports.

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Full Show: Reservoir Lawsuit, And Remembering Capella Tucker (May 6, 2019)

Posted on · On Monday's Houston Matters: Homeowners have their case heard against the Army Corps of Engineers, problems addressing food deserts in Houston, bringing the Internet to deep space, and remembering our former colleague Capella Tucker.

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Full Show: ITC Cleanup Continues, And City Controller Weighs In On Layoffs (March 25, 2019)

Posted on · On Monday's Houston Matters: The cleanup continues at ITC. The city controller weighs in on the potential for layoffs. A report says the housing crisis puts Houstonians at risk for future flooding. A local veterinarian answers your pet care questions. And we learn about the Cougars' trip to the Sweet 16.

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Full Show: Sexual Abuse At Southern Baptist Churches, And Holocaust Survivor Jacob Eisenbach (Feb. 11, 2019)

Posted on · On Monday's Houston Matters: We learn about sexual abuse at Southern Baptist churches. We discuss the legacy of the Carter administration. A Holocaust survivor shares his story. And Jeff Balke updates us on Houston sports.

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Full Show: The Shutdown’s Effect On Airports, And Harvey Recovery Centers Opening (Jan. 14, 2019)

Posted on · On Monday's Houston Matters: The government shutdown causes a security checkpoint to close at Bush Intercontinental Airport. The City of Houston is opening four Harvey recovery centers. A new book calls into question America’s approach to working for the release of kidnapped journalists. A documentary details the role nutria have come to play in Gulf Coast culture. And Jeff Balke updates us on Houston sports.

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Full Show: Jazmine Barnes Case, And New HSPVA Campus Opens (Jan. 7, 2019)

Posted on · On Monday's Houston Matters: We learn the latest on the murder of 7-year-old Jazmine Barnes. Then, we tour the new downtown campus for Kinder HSPVA. Plus, a local vet answers your pet care questions. And Jeff Balke updates us on Houston sports.

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Full Show: Sutherland Springs Anniversary, And Houston’s Changing Skyline (Nov. 5, 2018)

Posted on · On Monday's Houston Matters: We learn how candidates are spending the final hours of campaigning. And we check in on Sutherland Springs a year after the mass shooting there. Plus, we examine ways local governments can change to keep up with Houston's growth. We tour downtown to learn the stories behind Houston's skyscrapers. And Jeff Balke updates us on local sports.

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Full Show: Synagogue Shooting Reaction, and Rwandan Genocide Survivor (Oct. 29, 2018)

Posted on · On Monday's Houston Matters: The Houston Jewish community reacts to the synagogue shooting in Pittsburgh. Then, Houstonian Jeanne Celestine-Lakin tells her story of surviving the Rwandan genocide. Plus, we learn why Sam Houston State wants to launch a new medical school. And Houston-based baseball writer Jesus Ortiz wraps up the World Series for us.

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Full Show: Houston Scientist Wins Nobel Prize, And The Challenges of Polling (Oct. 1, 2018)

Posted on · On Monday's Houston Matters: We hear from Dr. Jim Allison from MD Anderson, recipient of the Nobel Prize for his work in cancer treatment research. We examine how polls are conducted with Anthony Salvanto of CBS News. We look back at NASA's history as the agency marks 60 years. And Jeff Balke updates us on Houston sports.